Community Paramedic Remote Patient Monitoring Program Update

The Community Paramedic team continues to grow, with two new Community Paramedics recently joining the team. This will allow to a greater reach in our community and for more patients to be added to the program. The Community Paramedic team conducts pro-active, scheduled home visits, wellness assessments and phone calls to high need patients followingContinue reading “Community Paramedic Remote Patient Monitoring Program Update”

Virtual Wellness Connection Update

We recently welcomed Chrystal Simpson as our new Virtual Care Program Lead. She has been hard at work expanding the program and engaging with existing clients. To date, the program has assisted over 40 people in enhancing their health and social connections with technology and internet support. Some of those clients were also assisted to register forContinue reading “Virtual Wellness Connection Update”

Digital Health Week – November 29 – December 5

City of Kawartha Lakes, November 30, 2021: November 29 – December 5 is Digital Health Week, which is a time to recognize the importance of supporting the digital transformation of health systems across Canada. Digital Health is important now more than ever, as it allows for seamless access to health information for patients and providers, andContinue reading “Digital Health Week – November 29 – December 5”

Family Doctor Recruitment Virtual Visit Launched

City of Kawartha Lakes, November 5, 2021: Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative (KLHCI) is pleased to present the new Family Doctor Recruitment Virtual Community Visit video. They invite everyone to view the video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Klbm8VpBiq4&t=4s This video was developed during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to showcase the City of Kawartha Lakes to potential family doctor recruitsContinue reading “Family Doctor Recruitment Virtual Visit Launched”

Kawartha Lakes OHT is Growing!

We are pleased to announce that two new employees have joined the Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health Team this month. Please join us in welcoming Chrystal Simpson and Susan Bacque to the team! Read more about Chrystal and Susan below. Chrystal Simpson – Virtual Care Program Lead Chrystal is a Registered Practical Nurse and Personal SupportContinue reading “Kawartha Lakes OHT is Growing!”

Welcome Joanne Jury, Health Care Navigation Lead

Please join us in welcoming Joanne Jury as the new Health Care Navigation Lead of the Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health Team. Joanne is joining us on September 14th as Health Care Navigation Lead for the Kawartha Lakes OHT. She will assist the OHT in developing 24/7 patient navigation services for the community of Kawartha Lakes,Continue reading “Welcome Joanne Jury, Health Care Navigation Lead”

Welcome Stephanie MacLaren, Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health Team Executive Director

Please join us in welcoming Stephanie MacLaren as the new Executive Director of the Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health Team. Stephanie’s career in health care spans 20 years working with a variety of health service provider organizations across the system from hospitals, community health centres, and family health teams. She brings a deep history of partnershipContinue reading “Welcome Stephanie MacLaren, Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health Team Executive Director”

CPD Epilepsy education sessions offered at no cost over the lunch hour

Project ECHO: Epilepsy Across the Lifespan is a virtual case-based learning program which endeavors to educate healthcare practitioners caring for patients with epilepsy to enhance their care. The program is funded by the Ministry of Health of Ontario and provides CME credits at no cost. Sessions are 60 minutes and offered weekly over the lunchContinue reading “CPD Epilepsy education sessions offered at no cost over the lunch hour”